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Cops and Writers Podcast

Patrick O'Donnell

Cops and Writers is a podcast hosted by retired police sergeant and author, Patrick O'Donnell. The podcast provides valuable insights and humor for crime writers who want to create accurate and believable police stories. O'Donnell conducts in-depth interviews with members of law enforcement and civilian experts, discussing police procedures and culture. He also interviews crime fiction writers and writers from different genres, discussing what works in the ever-changing landscape of book sales and publishing. The podcast offers candid stories told with cop humor and technical details about the world of law enforcement. 

171 Retired Boynton Beach Police Officer Eric Reynolds Shares His Story of Transformation and Resilience (Part One)May 19, 2024
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170 The Real Miami Vice! Ten Years of Deep Undercover In the Miami Area With Detective Michael Hearns! May 12, 2024
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169 The Crime Writing Trio of Wendy Whitman, Deborah Levison, and T.M. Dunn!May 05, 2024
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168 From Undercover Narcotics and SWAT Operator to Legal Guardian: Bridget Truxillo, Unyielding Champion for First Responder Rights (Part Two)April 28, 2024
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Bonus Episode! Crime Fighting / Reduction Strategies That Work With NYPD Captain Peter Moreno and Detective Vic Ferrari!April 27, 2024
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167 From Undercover Narcotics and SWAT Operator to Legal Guardian: Bridget Truxillo, Unyielding Champion for First Responder Rights (Part One)April 21, 2024
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166 Brew City to The Streets of San Fransisco With Bestselling Author and San Fransisco Police Sergeant Adam PlantingaApril 14, 2024
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165 Former Gambino Family Mobster to International Bestselling Author, Television Producer and Director, Louis Ferrante. (Part Two)April 07, 2024
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164 Former Gambino Family Mobster to International Bestselling Author, Television Producer and Director, Louis Ferrante. (Part One)March 31, 2024
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163 CSI Rebekah Strong: Bridging True Crime with Fictional Thrills in Law Enforcement (Part Two))March 24, 2024
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162 CSI Rebekah Strong: Bridging True Crime with Fictional Thrills in Her Novels. (Part One)March 17, 2024
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Begorrah! It's A Special Bonus St. Patrick's Day Episode With Irish Police Officer (Garda) Marie O'HalloranMarch 17, 2024
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161 Curiosity Unleashed! Exploring Writing, A.I., Podcasting, and Entrepreneurship, With NYT and USA Today Bestselling AuthorJoanna PennMarch 10, 2024
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Bonus Episode! Verbal Judo and De-Escalation With Sergeant Patrick O'Donnell (Retired)March 08, 2024
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#160 100 Hours, 34 Sessions With David Berkowitz, The Son of Sam (Part Two)March 03, 2024
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#159 100 Hours, 34 Sessions With David Berkowitz, The Son of Sam (Part One)February 25, 2024
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158 Bestselling and Award Winning Author Nick Petrie Tells us to 'Just Write A Bad Book.' February 18, 2024
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157 I Love a Cop With Bestselling Author and Police Psychologist, The 'Cop Doc' Dr. Ellen Kirschman (Part Two)February 11, 2024
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156 I Love a Cop With Bestselling Author and Police Psychologist, The 'Cop Doc' Dr. Ellen Kirschman (Part One)February 04, 2024
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155ATF Deputy Assistant Director Peter Forcelli Reveals Government Cover-Up and Corruption Surrounding Operation Fast And Furious (Part Two)January 28, 2024
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154 ATF Deputy Assistant Director Peter Forcelli Reveals Government Cover-Up and Corruption Surrounding Operation Fast And Furious (Part One)January 21, 2024
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153 Master Con Man Matthew Cox Was The Shark Swimming in The Housing Pool. (Part Two)January 14, 2024
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152 Master Con Man Matthew Cox Was The Shark Swimming in The Housing Pool. (Part One)January 07, 2024
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151 Special Guest Appearance on the 'Wish I'd Known Then' Podcast with Sara Rosett and Jamie AlbrightDecember 31, 2023
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150 Finding The Strength To Write After Tragedy And Grief With USA Today Bestselling Author Melinda Colt.December 24, 2023
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